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RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION

This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to start your career as a certified lifeguard. Through videos, group discussion, and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, professional rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid, CPR/AED, and other skills needed to work as a Certified Lifeguard.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE:

  • Must be 15 years of age and attend every class.

  • Participants will have to swim 300 yards without stopping using Breast Stroke and Freestyle.

  • Tread water for 2 minutes without arms

  • Complete the timed "Brick Test," where the participants must swim 20 yards, dive 7-10 feet to retrieve an object, and swim it back on their back, keeping their head above water.

  • A swimsuit is required for each day. 

2023 DATES & TIMES MANSFIELD BRANCH:​

February 25th & 26th: 9:00a-4:00p

April 22nd & 23rd: 9:00a-4:00p

May 6th & 7th : 9:00a-4:00p 

July 13th & 14th 9:00a –4:00p 

October 21st & 22nd : 9:00a-4:00p 

COST:

$200 for Y members

$250 for non-members 

PRE-REQUISITE

Before attending the in-person class, participants must watch and complete a video course through the Red Cross. To receive access to these videos please contact Jennifer Jeffery jjeffery@ymcanco.org You must be registered for the class before gaining access to the pre-requisite videos.

RE-CERTIFICATION CLASS 2023

December 18th:10:00 am-2:00 pm 

Mansfield Branch

$85 for Y members

$100 for non-members

A swimsuit is required.

All inquiries for lifeguard classes and certifications please contact Jennifer Jeffery at
419-522-3511 EXT 264 or jjeffery@ymcanco.org

LIFEGUARD BOOTCAMP

Junior Lifeguarding has a strong focus on developing swimming skills to help participants meet the Lifeguarding course prerequisite. The course also introduces participants to lifesaving skills, such as in-water rescues and the use of a rescue tube. 

Participants will also have the opportunity to shadow lifeguards to get a sense of being on the job. Train with a certified lifeguard for 6 weeks and participants will be physically prepared for the lifeguard pre-test. *Certification is not guaranteed and is dependent on completing the test and skills necessary. *

2022 DATES & TIMES SHELBY BRANCH:

Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm, September 20th - October 25th

COST: FREE to the Community

AGES: 12-16 years old

All inquiries for lifeguard classes please contact Stephanie Faulkner at 419-347-1312 EXT 503 or sfaulkner@ymcanco.org

BE A LEADER
BE A LIFEGUARD

Call us to get more information or to sign-up. All Classes are for 2022

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